9th - 11th November, 2023

4th International Middle East Genetics and Metabolic Academy (MEGMA) Symposium,
Sheraton Riyadh Hotel & Towers, KSA

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President of the Symposium message

Prof. Majid Alfadhel

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the 4th International Medical Genetics and Metabolic Academy (MEGMA) Symposium. Our annual symposium (known as MEGMA) is a premier international symposium in Medical Genetics field including Clinical, Biochemical and Laboratory Genetics.

This year's meeting is being held in the beautiful Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia.

The scientific and organizing committee has developed an exciting inter-disciplinary program. This Program includes lectures offering continuing medical education credits to clinicians; panel sessions discussing important medical genetics issues and case presentations discussing several interested genetic cases faced in the clinic. Additonally, it accepted more than 30 abstracts as poster presentations.

 The organizers have also successfully recruited an all-star roster of keynote speakers, including Prof. Paul Gissen, Prof. Fatma Al Jasmi, Prof. Tawfeg Ben-Omran , Prof. Moeenaldeen AlSayed, Prof. Mohamed  A. Al-Owain, Prof. Hamad Alzaidan, Dr. Hazem Najjr,Dr. Fuad Almutairi, Dr. Steve Rees, , Dr. Malak Alghamdi, Dr. Nahla Alshaikh, Dr. Hind Alsharhan, Dr. Khalid Al-Thihli, , Dr. Ashjan Al-Heggi, Dr Mohammad Bohlooly, Dr. Christina Lampe, Dr. Talal Alanzi, , Dr. Mohammed Umair, Dr. Mohammed Almannai, Dr. Amal Al Teneijy, Dr. Eissa Faqeih, Dr. Mohammed Almuqbil, Dr. Marcello Maresca, Dr. Boutros Maroun, Dr. Ahmed Alfares, Prof. Mohammed AlBalwi, Dr. Şenay Kafkas, Dr. Robert Hoehndorf, Dr. Fahad Al Hakami, Dr. Naif Almuntashri, and Ms. Reta El Ojeil.

The continued growth of our meeting is an indication of its high quality and impact. This year, we will live three days full of scientific knowledge, sessions, and panel discussion in a friendly and family atmosphere. Special thanks go to, sponsoring companies and organizing company Leqaa for their outstanding service and contributions toward making this meeting possible.

MEGMA continues to strive to provide a unique, effective platform for medical geneticists to publish, to present, to network, and to advance their careers. If you are not an MEGMA member yet, please consider joining this dynamic academy, and join us for future MEGMA Conferences.

Again, welcome to 4th MEGMA. I appreciate your participation and hope you will find this meeting stimulating and rewarding.


Meet the speakers

Prof. Paul Gissen

Dr. Steve Rees

Dr. Marcello Maresca

Dr. Mohammad Bohlooly


Conference Agenda


Conference Agenda


Conference Agenda